Video: PM Skerrit Addresses Nation After First COVID19 Case

by: - March 23, 2020
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Key Notes

  • Dominica now on level 2 of Four stage management approach, situation now urgent
  • Virus impact expected to intensify on Dominica
  • Rigorous contact tracing
  • Coronavirus does not have to be deadly in Dominica, 98% recovery rate globally
  • Don’t fear testing or self-quarantine
  • “Greater risk” for seniors and chronic conditions; More than 80% will have mild symptoms
  • Seniors 70+ or with unmanaged chronic condition “stay at home” and minimize contact with others
  • Tips for proper respiratory hygiene
  • School suspended from Monday, March 23
  • Intensified border screening, mandatory quarantine, additional restrictions
  • Guidelines to follow on ports of entry
  • “Stock up on vital supplies”
  • No need for panic and/or hoarding
  • More cases anticipated following contact tracing
  • Follow only Government notices

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit Address to the Nation

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit Address to the Nation

Posted by Roosevelt Skerrit on Sunday, March 22, 2020